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MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 10:00am EDT
election. president obama has showed leadership. governor romney, i don't think there was a natural disaster while he was head of the state. it is a teachable moment. it is one where once you land in new york, you see the city is a little empty and people are fairly desperate and the desperation is just going to start. our hearts and prayers are from people that live in harm's way and people that live through katrina know what it is. the political ramifications could show up on tuesday. >> is this a moment when as much as we are talking about the politics in short-tem electoral politics, is this a moment where we can get through a broader political conversation? >> it is not just that mitt romney would point fema back to the state but the very notion of inequality, of that 47%, that that is what is revealed in this moment. >> i think that's right. the feeling you have when you see what you just showed, which is someone through no fault of their own being dealt the worst tragedy that can befall a human being. when you look at people through no fault of their own were born into tough
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 11:00am EDT
runs from tampa bay across the state to daytona beach. mitt romney 51%, president obama 45%. the president's people have said in none of their polling shows him lower than 47% in the state of florida. our poll had romney up by six points in the i4 corridor. jon: and that's really the prize in florida, isn't it? that is what both candidates are struggling to win. >> it is. it's where the candidates spend most of their time. bill clinton has campaigned for president obama in orlando. it's where tampa is located. swing voters, independents, working moms, growing hispanic vote, i4 is where the villages is located the megaretirement community that is a must-stop for every presidential candidate on the republican saoeufpltd it's big and it includes two of the biggest media markets in the state, tampa and orlando. tomorrow mitt romney comes to florida, he's got three stops, one of them is in tampa. jon: seems like it's rare this a hurricane that causes destruction in this country doesn't visit florida, but hurricane sandy really didn't do much to that state. you've got early voting unde
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, erica. >>> more than six and a half million homes and businesses in the united states remain without power in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. we're going to take a live look right now of seaside, new jersey. devastated by the storms. president obama is going to tour the damage in new jersey later today. we have a report now from atlantic city. >> reporter: president obama will be getting a firsthand tour today of the massive damage sandy inflicted on new jersey. along the jersey shore, the superstorm washed away the pier at seaside heights leaving ferris wheels and roller coasters in the ocean. >> to see the steel you structures lying in the ocean, it gives you an idea how powerful the storm with us. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie will ask the president for help rebuilding the beaches. >> we'll do what we can to rebuild as quickly as we can. >> reporter: cuisine foes are losing about $5 million a day. regulators plan to visit each casino today before deciding when they can reopen. the destruction is widespread across new jersey. in hoboken, streets are
Comedy Central
Nov 2, 2012 7:30pm PDT
debris covering the state. >> jon: is there any way to just avoid the ads? >> no, they're everywhere. last night i was fast forwarding through commercials and it still didn't help. (laughter) obama's making jeeps in china, jerry! >> jon: wyatt, i think an evackiation order has to be issued. these people need to evacuate. >> where do they vackiation, jon, pennsylvania, michigan? >> jon: maybe. >> no-- . >> jon: i understand. >> sorry, it's tough to breathe in that bunker. >> jon: the oxygen in that budget certificate terrible. >> totally. >> jon: wyatt, are you in a bunker, the oxygen gets bad. >> would you think somebody would febreze this place. >> jon: i know. why can't they-- why can't they-- oh, you know what, i saw they had water down there. (laughter) >> holy crap there's water in here. >> jon: i bet there is water in the budgeter. >> there's water in here oh, come down with that water. (laughter) i threw it on a shelf, i think there was a shelf there. >> jon: it just fell off the-- (laughter) so-- so getting back to this --. >> i mean they can't go to mitch pitch if that is wh
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the final countdown in the battleground states that could decide the next president. we'll hear from president obama. he is in ohio. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ sdmrimplts economic damage from superstorm sandy much more than first predicted. it is now expected to be anywhere from $30 billion to $60 billion. governor cuomo's office is capturing images of the some of the damage. they're posting them on instagram. >>> david letterman told his joke with a lights out last night. it was a sign of respect for the folks on the east coast who still don't have power. we're going to hear his punch line. you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fie
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
politics. if chris christie and president obama do a good job handling hurricane sandy, voters will like them more. chris christie is a governor of new jersey first, a romney surrogate second. he's got to do a good job for his state. this is an important moment for him to stand on his own two feet. so i'm not that surprised he'd be happy the president is helping him help his state. >> does it prove those kinds of speeches we saw at the rnc, what a bunch of hogwash that is? >> i think their big difference are in health care. mitt romney at some point should come back to the issues. president obama should highlight disagreements with mitt romney on health care issues and other things. i think in terms of the hurricane, it's important that people work together. it's a good thing that we're seeing governor christie are working together on issues people need to see unified government. >> great bipartisanship when it comes to those issues. let's hash out the new round of battleground polling. our poll gives the path six-point lead in iowa. obama three points ahead in wisconsin. that is wi
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
obama and mitt romney are having to cancel events in some battleground states in the path of the storm. >> turn the channel and you see the president on mtv and "inside edition," the comedy shows, the first lady on "kimmel." not just tv. a campaign event with katy perry. >> she is a wonderful young lady. >> an interview with rolling stone and us weekly. the president is going hit and young. he is ahead with nearly 2/3 of those voters, but he needs them to turn out. >> this requires change. >> ♪ >> the governor leaves among white men -- leads among white men and most national polls. the president has a slight lead in many of the battle ground states. that has left both campaigns feeling confident they have the voters and ground game to bring home a victory. >> somebody will be wrong on november 7. very different assumptions the campaigns have about those who will turn out to vote. >> how close is it customer if they are searching for undecided voters anyway they can. -- how close is it? they are searching for undecided voters in any way they can. it is not clear if sandy could b
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
vial state withh 28 visits from romney this year, 19 from obama. >> president obama wasn't able to come as planned because of the storm. >> reporter: do you think that hurts his cause in ohio? >> absolutely not. i think more people respect him for doing what what the president is supposed to do. >> reporter: the drizzle wasn't enough to keem elaine from going door to door on obama's behalf tonight. >> hi, how are you? >> reporter: hello. a few miles away brothers and roger did the same for romney. >> i don't think personally that after four years of watatching this president that it should change anybobody's mind in four days on four years of failure. >> ver difficult. >> reporter: here's one republican mind that seems to have changed at least for now, governor christie. >> i w want to thank the presidt personally for his personal attention. >> reporter: president obama will bwith christie in new jersey tomorrow and sandy and canada. what is means to the election decembstined to be a november surprise. >> thank you, bill. and thank you for watching abc news, "gma" will have the lat
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
the death toll now at least 63 people. yesterday president obama brought some hope to hard hit new jersey, promising immediate federal aid and pledging to be in its for the lang howl. he -- long haul. he toured the garden state with governor chris christie with entire neighborhoods still underwater. the president said the top priority is getting the power back on especially atwater filtration plants and other critical infrastructure. the second priority? transportation. clearing the roads from debris and restoring mass transit so people can go back to work and their kids can finally go back to school. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow-up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. we want to make sure that people have realistic expectations but i can promise you the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we won't quit until this is done. >> reporter: i think this image is probably the one that sticks with me the most. just home after home buried in sand. entire neig
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 3:00pm EDT
? eamon javers live with that report. >> we saw president barack obama in white house briefing room earlier today. basically his message was everybody ought to follow instructions given to them by state and local officials. the rest of the federal government here in washington is closed today. that includes the department of labor. however, folks at department of labor the bls is working hard on friday he's jobs report. the last one before election day. much anticipated. here's a statement we have from the department of labor. they say employees at bureau of labor statistics are working hard to ensure the timely release of employment data on friday, november 2nd. it's our intention friday will be business as usual recording the october employment situation report. no guarantees from the department of labor they're get this report out by friday because their workers are scatter add cross the region right now but they say their intent is to get it out. how could that affect the actual report itself? experts say in terms of the storm's impact in the last couple of days of the month, wh
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. at least 70 people in the united states had been killed. more than 6 million households in this is our without power. national guard troops are delivering food and water to residents stranded by flooding. president obama got a bird's eye view of the damage hurricane sandy cost to the new jersey shoreline this afternoon. he was tried by chris christie and quite a bit -- and craig fugate. afterwards, they visited a community shelter and spoke with several residents. the president promised residents that the federal government would not forget them, saying they are there for the long haul. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. it will not tolerate bureaucracy. i have instituted a 15 minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone call at the did 50 minutes. >> this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. it is been a great working relationship to make sure that we are doing the jobs people inducted us to do. >> this traffic jam is the result of demand for gasoline after the hurricane. motorists were backed up for miles. it waited -- the wait in some areas is an hour if n
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 1:40am PDT
destruction. oh, amazing piece. >>> president obama visits new jersey later today to see the damage firsthand. the state's famed jersey shore took a direct hit as sandy roared ashore. >> powerful winds and ocean surge knocked houses off their foundations, demolished boardwalks, and wrecked amusement rides. viewing the damage was obviously an emotional moment for the state's usually brash governor. >> as a kid who was born and raised in this state and who spent a lot of time over my life, both my childhood and my adult life at the jersey shore. we'll rebuild it. no question in my mind, we'll rebuild it. but for those of us who are my age, it won't be the same. it'll be different because many of the iconic things that made it what it was are now gone and washed into the ocean. >> more than half of the state is without power, and now residents are being warned that leaking fuel and standing water could spark an explosion. as if the flooding wasn't enough, now they're worrying about a gas explosion. >> you could really hear the emotion in governor krchristie' voice. you can feel that, t
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
rate fell from . % to 7.8%. >>> president obama will be in ohio when the jobs report comes out. the president will spend most of the day in the buckeye state prosecute returning to the white house tonight. the president returned to the campaign trail yesterday, visiting wisconsin, colorado and nevada. and those are his first events since sandy struck. mitt romney will spend part of today in ohio. he will start the day in wisconsin. he'll deliver what aides call his closing argument. from there, he heads to ohio and rallies in columbus, and cincinnati. >>> today, your last chance to vote early in maryland. polling centers open from 8:00 this morning until 9:00 tonight. early voting was supposed to end earlier this week. it was extended through earlier today since polling centers were closed monday and tuesday. vote early through tomorrow in the district. polling centers open until 9:00 p.m. today and tomorrow. >>> good news for new yorkers in the dark after hurricane sandy. con edison, the utility company that serve much of manhattan says power should be fully restored by tomorrow. a
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
if ohio votes me in as president i'll be the next president of the united states. thank you. >> here is what we do know, brian, both mitt romney and barack obama are not doing any campaign events at all tomorrow. and wednesday's schedule is still on the bubble. we'll see if they can get back on the trail. at that point it would be with just six days to go. >> well, chuck, what happens -- last time we had a hurricane, the halloween storm last year, we had power outages north of new york city. upstate new york, connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts, maine, vermont, eight to 11 days. what happens if people can't get to the polls to vote? is there a mechanism to delay a vote in certain places? >> reporter: well look, the states run the election system, it doesn't come from the government. i can tell you the topic came up. the fema director, fugate, did talk with officials. this is what happened in the state of florida when it happened in 2004. they moved polling places and got generators where it was necessary to open precincts. and by the way, the federal government reimburs
CNN
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
asking for information. i think people know we're taking this seriously. president obama signed an emergency declaration. we're working through our state and governor corbett. we're constantly pumping out information to folks. people know that this is the real deal. they knew that irene was tough. this is going to be tougher and probably last longer because this is a slow moving storm. so it's just going to expand on the amount of rain and wind and that's a tough combination for us in a big old northeastern city. >> it sure is. mayor michael nutter joins us from philadelphia. thank you, sir, for your time. we certainly appreciate it. let's head to baltimore, shall we? let's chat with stephanie rowelings blake. she's the mayor. we appreciate your time this morning. mayor nutter was telling us he feels that people are heeding the warnings. that even though irene at least where i am was not such a tough storm, there's still really understanding that there's a big difference between what irene brought and what sandy could bring. are you seeing the same thing? >> we are seeing the same
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
to the larger issue here, "new york times" this morning endorsing barack obama, not a shock. "washington post" did the same the other day. "the des moines register," of course in a crucial swing state. do newspaper endorsements in this age of social media and blogs and everybody popping off every ten seconds, do they still matter? >> no. except when you're "the des moines register" and since richard nixon you haven't endorsed a republican and you do now. i think that in these momentous decisions where maybe even in 2008 newspapers endorsed barack obama and now they're endorsing mitt romney, that's interesting and newsworthy and i think could sway voters. others than that, no. you know the "washington post" is going to endorse barack obama. you know "the new york times" is going to endorse barack obama. >> right. clearly the newspapers matter in local elections and can matter in low turnout primaries. the "des moines register" and caucuses is gold. the argument is it's not just saying, hey, votes for this guy, a newspaper like the "times" makes arguments in favor of a candida
Current
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
representing the state of south dakota. all as a republican. he just explained in a column in "the huffington post" why barack obama has earned his vote. he joins me now. senator, thank you for joining us tonight. >> thank you very much. >> eliot: so let me just ask you why. you have been a republican. you say you are still a republican. why the decision to support the incumbent president? >> it is mostly because of the vietnam disability benefits. the romney/ryan budget does not include disability benefits. the disability benefits for veterans would have to compete with the military and with all other parts of the budget. president obama has laid out a plan. he's also said he's willing to raise taxes on the wealthy. and to reduce the military budget down to the level that the -- that the military has requested to pay for it. so this is a very serious matter. as i spent much of my volunteer time working with disabled veterans. in fact, i'm a disabled veteran myself. not very disabled but i have that classification. i intend to devote about half my time working with them and i'm ver
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
michelle griego. >>> president barack obama has declared a major disaster area on the east coast now connected to the deaths of 17 people in the united states. 7.4million homes and businesses all without power. that's across 16 states. including washington, d.c. we are hearing figures of between $10 and $20 billion in damage and 15,000 flights across the country have been canceled. ines ferre has the latest in new york city. >> reporter: thousands of new yorkers today are without power and the southern part of manhattan is virtually shut down. >>> reporter: a storm surge nearly 14 feet high pushed ashore flooding hundreds of miles of coastline from virginia to massachusetts. >> it's the most flooding i have seen in all the years i have lived here. >> reporter: floodwater and high winds have knocked out power to millions of people. >> we are seeing a large number of fires caused by downed wires and electrical problems relating to outages. >> reporter: more than 200 firefighters are still battling a blaze in an evacuation in queens. more than 50 homes have already been destroyed. the c
CNN
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
chris christie and barack obama in new jersey how are things where you are? >> the devastation in the southern parts of our state, demand our attention compassion and prayer. power is still out to half of our city. and you know we announced the number of fatalities and we had three now in our city. one was in the form of a drowning and two today young women who had a generator hooked up and died ofpoisoning. some of them are created by people using generators. >> very sad story. but on a positive note, newark airport is partially open today. >> you know, we are happy that it is open and there will be more and more activity. as we get the arteries open, we had the announcement that new jersey tran transit buses are going to be running. it will bring life into our community and give people hope. they are not as stranded as they have been. and again, we are a major transportation hub. and frankly, help people who are stranded here get to where they need to go. >> mayor booker you have joined us every night live. please, stay in touch with us over the next few days. >> thank you very much
WHUT
Nov 4, 2012 8:30am EST
services to their employees. the bishops accuse the obama administration of violating religious liberty. it's unclear how much those efforts have changed any opinions among voters. polls show catholics remain deeply divided, and that could be especially important in battleground states such as ohio, pennsylvania and florida. while much of the focus has been on the economy, green says here at the end of the campaign, other social issues may play an important role. >> there's some strong incentives for the parties to reach out for secondary issues. issues like women's rights, religious liberty, the environment, foreign policy. because if voters are evenly divided on their most salient issue, the economy, they're going to make their decision perhaps on some of these secondary issues. issues that they don't regard as the most important, but they might not be able to choose between governor romney and president obama on something like unemployment, so some of these other issues may matter. >> both candidates have attempted to apply moral and religious language to their economic policies. >>
Comedy Central
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am PDT
from now in the great state of ohio. (laughter) i'm not sure if any other states are voting this year, but candidates are beginning to make their closing arguments. and if i could frame them through lyrics and music of the great britney spears, barack obama is saying to the electorate, hit me baby, one more time. (laughter) whereas mitt romney is perhaps suggesting, i'm a genie in a bottle. (laughter) really, they're not sung by the same person, are you sure? no, they are sung by the wonders that judge on the talent show. there's two music talent shows? i have got to get myself a zune. (laughter) what are we talking about? oh, yeah, mitt romney's closing arguments. >> the government of the united states is not a good venture capitalists, he likes to pick winners and losers, about $90 billion in green energy companies like solyndra and tess la a friend of mine says he doesn't mind picking winners and losers, he likes picking losers. >> half of them, the ones invested in have gone out of business. >> jon: holy crap! is that true, half? 63 energy companies got significant federal stimulu
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
states would be canceling events in wisconsin and ohio, scrambling events just this afternoon in davenport, iowa. the fact of the matter is over the next two days barack obama and mitt romney and also paul ryan have canceled events as far away as colorado. not just because of concerns about the storm surge, but also because of concerns about the image. this is for better or worse an image game now, and nobody wants to be seen out having fun campaigning or having a big event. >> but let me ask you about john mccain. we have recent example of john mccain, a recent example where a candidate called for an end to the campaign. he was going tocampaign. he was going to put up debates and everything else in the last election and he looked a little foolish. so tell me how that works. >> he did. >> explain. >> it's a careful balance here. when you say that you want to halt everything because there's a challenge, a disaster, an economic challenge, you better have some reason for it, something that is coming of it, and you also need to know when to restart. and that's going to be the great c
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 2:35am EDT
bucks for president obama. >> i really wanted to send a message of the influence and ower we have in this community. >> that's why she hosted a fundraising luncheon for the irst lady at the calabasas state. $2:00 raised? >> over. >> how was it to have the secret service sweep your house. >> got to be a little weird. not a bad thing. they helped me find some items i've been looking for for a long time. > like what? > you know, they're in every orner of your house. > speaking of politics she poke to mario lopez and said she'd like will play him in a movie. >> that would d be great. >> will would love that. >> mrs. smith bringing some olitical star power to cracking s prop 35, down on human trafficking in the sex trade. >> there was willow who brought this issue to me, that my 1ear-old daughter realized he statistics and the reality, as a mother i felt like i have o do this. > activist, mom and wife, jada nd will celebrate their 15th nniversary this new year's eveve. re you going to celebrate? > of course. not a big party. think we've gotten past hat. his is when we celebrate and nterna
SFGTV2
Nov 3, 2012 8:30am PDT
research, but prevention in so many things. and, so, my story is not unique. but on behalf of the obama administration, on behalf of secretary kathleen sebelius, i'm here to say thank you for the work of san francisco and the local, at the state, and at the national/international level has done for more than 30 years that have saved lives, that have built commutes, that have allowed families to come together and grow. because this is not 1981. it's almost 2013. and this place is revolutionery and this 9-1/2 million will continue to make it the pinnacle of world research and prevention on hiv. so, thank you very, very much for having me here. (applause) >> i just looked over my shoulder and here is dr. george rutherford, director of the aids office when i came here many years ago. we have many generations of individuals who work and contribute to the work we all do here. next i'd like to introduce dan bernal who is the district director under house democratic leader house pelosi and is going to speak next. thank you. (applause) >> thank you. thank you, dr. bookbinder. great to see so muc
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >> reporter: ohio is another must-win state. a poll has the race tied 49-49%. >> i know they are chanting four more years but we're chanting all over this country nine more days. >> reporter: on cnn senior obama advisory david axelrod was asked how the storm would impact the race. >> we have to focus on how to help people during the storm and hope it clears out and that by the next weekend we'll be free of it and people can focus on the election. >> reporter: now romney heads to the swing state of iowa on monday. he got a boost with the endorsement of the des moines register. the paper has not endorsed a republican since richard nixon. that was 40 years ago. the president was unable to revive the struggling economy. and no sign of four more years. jan crawford, cbs news, marion, ohio. >> coming up, calculating the cost of hurricane sandy. and insurance companies gear up for an onslaught of claims. this is the "cbs morning news". claims. this is the "cbs morning news". clusters of pustules, pimples. i had this shingle rash right next to my spine. the soreness was excruciating. it was impos
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
afternoon with president obama. >> certainly sounds like a long road to recovery. thank you. >>> speaking of new jersey's governor chris christie calls the damage to his state's coastline unthinkable. he says it will likely takes months to recover. the state's top priority now is rescuing people stranded in those barrier islands. when asked if gop presidential candidate mitt romney would visit the state, christie made it clear politics are not his priority. >> i'm sure while the national election is obviously very important that the people of new jersey at this moment would really be unhappy with me if they thought for a second i was occupying my time thinking about how i was going to get people to vote a week from today. so i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me at the moment. i've got much bigger fish to fry than that. so do the people in the state of new jersey. so let the politicians who are on the ballot worry about election day. it's not my problem. i'm not dealing with it at the moment. >> the governor, however, did praise president obama for his han
CNN
Oct 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
impact on the election that is nine days away from today. president obama in fact had to cancel some of his campaign events tomorrow and tuesday, including final trips to virginia and colorado. crucial swing states. instead we're told the president will be spending more time in the white house monitoring the storm as it approaches. as for mitt romney, he is having to make changes, as well here. he's canceled all of his campaign events in virginia. instead, he will now join running mate paul ryan on a tour of another swing state, ohio. the nominee will campaign in iowa, wisconsin, and new hampshire through tuesday. >>> breaking news not just on sandy but on the hawaiian tsunami advisory. stay with us for the latest and more about sandy's projected path, how you can help, go to our impact your world web site, cnn.com/impact. >>> and as we've seen, people are getting ready to evacuate from the path of the hurricane, as we saw in north carolina. people sticking around to ride this thing out. the issue is they're not all sure their homes will still be there when they return. here's a
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
obama and mitt romney crisscross the country, hitting key battleground states. but will sandy put a damper on their campaigning? >>> and he's bringing sorry back. just a week after he said i do, justin timberlake is saying "i apologize" to his fans. we'll tell you why. today is saturday, october 27th, 2012. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and andrea canning. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm andrea canning. so happy to be here. thank you for having me. >> great to have you. you brought your umbrella, boots and maybe a boat. >> it's a big weekend. i love how you tell me you'll be living on granola bars the next few days. >> i'm in the middle of it. they say stock up on supplies. this could be a bad one. all eyes on this storm. >> all eyes on tropical storm sandy this morning as it slowly makes its way up the east coast. >> it was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. right now it's packing top sustained winds of about 70 miles per hour, just below hurricane s
FOX Business
Nov 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
speaking. a busy blitz of key swing state visits of a the next couple of days. covering all of these events, including what president obama is up to. it is safe to say that neither of these guys are going to be sleeping for the next few days. obviously the operative few words. red bull. >> the size of crowds like this. tsk neil: all right. back to my friends, and had to call my friends in staten island because i have so many who live there and work there. a couple of staff members who are part of that fine barrault, but this story particularly intrigued me. you might have heard about this big marathon that was being planned, the new york marathon days after the storm. a lot of folks, are you kidding me? you are bringing in all of these supplies imported bodies and water and food and generators for these marathon runners when people are hurting and screaming. well, this fellow ticket to another level. the owner of the hilton garden inn in s.i. and he refused to kick out stranded residents to make room for marathon runners. and that just had to get in here, and i am glad that i did. ve
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
president of the united states. >> he said voting is the best revenge. >> don't boo, vote. voting is the best revenge. >> vote for love of country. >> no obama! he should resign! >> silence is deafening, but silence is also telling. >> do you still think that it's funny? >> president obama promised to slow the rise of the oceans? i would never imagine such a thing is funny. >> you know i tell the truth and you know i fight for working families every single day as hard as i know how. >> so that's it. that's the election. it is your choice, america, because, for me, it is a win-win. if it's obama, america wins. if it's romney, comedy wins. >> let's welcome our panel here t at democracy plaza. cyst to is my colleague and cohost of "the cycle." carol finney is former communications director for the democratic national committee. and jonathan is an msnbc contributor and "washington post" columnist. karen, we've had no less than six national tracking polls in the last 24 hours. >> okay. >> i tell you, i'm polled to death. >> i bet you are. we all are. >> but the story changes a bit when you lo
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
: president obama has this advice for those live in the storm's path. >> you need to take this very seriously and fellow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to proud provide you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> reporter: all right, and back out here live, you can see that choppy surf again and, remember this is just a preview of what is to come. we expect sandy will be making that landfall -- zeroing in on the jersey shore just about 50 miles south of where i am. back to you. >> all right, rene, stay safe out there. steve is keeping an eye on a huge storm swell and he will talk about that in a minute. we'll track the path of sandy throughout the morning. you can also get updates any time, anywhere, on our website, ktvu.com. >> all right, pam. the time is 6:40. >>> back here at home, sal will get you where you need to go this morning. >> yeah, the weather is not as severe as -- well, anywhere else in the country but it is a little foggy and will affect your drive to work. we're looking at a nonfoggy cont
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
emergency. >> reporter: president obama has this advice for those living in the storm's path. >> you need to take this very seriously and follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> reporter: all right. welcoming back out here live, you're taking a look at the atlantic right now. again, churning up there and keep in mind this is just a preview of sandy because we expect the conditions will continue to deteriorate throughout the day, but she'll really make her grand appearance later this evening. again the impact will be huge, pam, we're talking about 50 million people impacted. back to you. >> oh boy, as you keep mentioning it will be huge, thank you renee. >>> we have developing news happening right now in san jose. we'll tell you where firefighters are fighting a big warehouse fire right now. and how hurricane sandy is impacting the presidential race. >> westbound 24 looks good here, driving between walnut creek and oakland. some parts of the commut
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. obama 49%, romney 47% within the sampling error. wisconsin similarly 49%, 46%. these states are pretty important as well. >> every state. all of these battleground states are very important. there are different permutations to get to the all important 270. you look at a tiny state like new hampshire which is so close, four electoral votes, wolf, but it's the last place mitt romney is going to visit before he goes home to boston to vote. the president's going to be there. this could be the difference in the electoral college. if you look at iowa and wisconsin, two other numbers you just threw out there. iowa and wisconsin very important part of the president's firewall in the midwest. for example, should he lose florida, iowa and wisconsin very important. same thing with ohio. both of them -- both those states important to both of these candidates. and of course wisconsin -- in wisconsin that may be one of the reasons paul ryan was chosen because the romney campaign knows how important that state could be to them as insurance, if you will, that they could get to 270. >> the presi
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
the east coast of new jersey, the hardest hit, the storm ripping through the state seaside resort town causing massing vote -- massive flooding, billions of dollars in damages throughout the region, including the nation's largest city, new york. president obama will be touring the damages in jersey tomorrow. he will be with governor chris christie, the president cancelling campaign events for tomorrow. has not stopped president clinton, however, from playing the role of surrogate, heading the campaign trail as effectively the campaigner in chief, stopping in minnesota today for the president. for more on the impact on this election, the politics of it all and more, we are joined by ed klein, author of the new york times best-seller, the amateur, all about the obama administration. good to see you. let's start with, first, the sound that we just shared with our audience. bill clinton not really performing up to bill clinton standards. he was mocking governor romney, talking about, well, i don't know about other fols, but in arkansas we would have liked president obama to have had the po
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
are stranded elsewhere abroad because they can't get flights into the united states and, of course, there's a domino effect domestically, as well. that's another developing story that we're watching and, of course, this deadly storm is not without its political implications. president obama was asked about that earlier when he spoke to reporters at the white house. >> i want to thank all the federal teams, state an local teams that are in place. i'm confident that we're ready, but i think the public needs to prepare for the fact that this is going to take a long time for us to clean up. the good news is we will clean up and we will get through this. all right. >> what impact on the election? >> i am not worried at this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact on families and worried about the impact on our first responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. you know, the election will take care of itself next week. right now our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives that are search and rescue teams
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
lights back on. the storm's damage was so severe that president obama quickly declared major disasters in new york and new jersey overnight. the decision frees up federal dollars to help families and businesses recover their losses. it also allows the u.s. to reimburse local and state governments for some of the expenses they'll face as they rebuild. the east coast may be cleaning up, but sandy isn't finished. the storm is plowing inland, dumping snow across the appalachians. with sandy still churning, it's nearly impossible to know how extensive the damage will be or how long the cleanup will last. sylvia hall, nbr, washington. >> tom: earlier, susie mentioned the challenges of getting around one of the world's largest and most congested cities with no public transportation. city buses began rolling on new york streets at 5:00 p.m. eastern time today, but only partial service and on a reduced schedule. we have more on the work ahead to get new york moving again with erika miller. >> reporter: in new york city, the subway is a lifeline. the transportation network is the cente
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 1:35am EDT
crisscrossing the state of virginia taking the polls of voters in the key battle grounds. the latest poll out just today shows romney with a slight lead there. he's got 50% support compared to president obama's 48%. tonight andrea mccarren wraps up our battle ground virginia coverage closer to home in loudoun county. >> reporter: loudoun is the wealthiest county in the nation in terms of its household income. and political scientists say the candidate who wins a critical vote here and in similar battle grounds wins the election. and that is the so-called panera mom. >> really? oh, my gosh. i'm surprised that we're the ones who would be deciding. >> reporter: the panera mom is educated, has children and is worried about the economy. and you can find her across northern virginia. >> i think a lot of women are looking for humanitarian issues and abortion rights and things like that. but i personally am looking for more business issues in this economy. >> reporter: they're women like virginia debole. >> i want her to be able to have social security and all of the supports of the economy. i want o
CNN
Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, from the state of minnesota, a poll showing president obama clinging to a three-point lead, 47-44. and then in north carolina, a little bit of heartburn for the republicans, a poll showing mitt romney and president obama tied up at 45-45. those polls demonstrate why both campaigns are playing it safe right now. they don't want to look too political when you have the mother of october surprises looming there off the coast and her name is sandy. >> yeah. what an october surprise. we have no idea how it's going to impact early voting, who it might help, who it won't help and what it might mean eight days from now. jim acosta, thank you. the national hurricane center is getting ready to issue an update on hurricane sandy in the next few minutes. stay with us for the latest on the storm's strength and where it's heading. dad vo: ok, time for bed, kiddo. lights out. ♪ (sirens) (train horn) ♪ vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. and sounds vying for your attention. so we invented a warning you can feel. introducing
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
race tied at 48%. in nevada, nbc has obama up by 3, 50% to 47%. in wisconsin, rasmussen now has that race tied at 49%. very good news for governor romney who has been running behind in the badger state. in new hampshire rasmussen has romney up by 2%. 50% to 48%. finally $2 billion will be spent on the presidential race this year. my question, are we getting our money's worth? next on the run down, herald will react to the shocking new libyan situation. that report moments away. sometimes life can be well, a little uncomfortable. but when it's hard or hurts to go to the bathroom, there's dulcolax stool softener. dulcolax stool softener doesn't make you go, it just makes it easier to go. dulcolax stool softener. make yourself comfortable. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. this is our year. i thought it was last year... turns out i was wrong. none of us would walk in here and settle. that's how we are! i forgot what i was going to say. patrick, i want 100% commitment! because i care man, ok? who a
FOX Business
Oct 27, 2012 9:00pm EDT
marijuana laws >> what am not going to be doing is using just the resources to try to circumvent state laws on this issue. john: and he absolutely has. he has ratedmore of these marijuana dispensaries than bush's people did. >> i have to tell you, i like the early obama there. it is a huge waste of money. we kid to a thousand better things of that. john: why is he a hypocrite? >> you know, i think he has bowed to political pressure on it. i think that -- i hope in the second term you will come around and do a better job. let's uni pressure him on it because that is really the biggest waste out there, that failed war on drugs. the real words are a big expense as well. it is good we can agree on something. john: thank-you, ellis henican. stay with us. the audience will quiz you later. coming up, i want to trash mitt romney. people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i wasaving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive.
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
analysis shows obama at 255 electoral votes solid or leaning towards him. 205 electoral votes followed or leaning towards governor romney. 270 electoral votes wins it. so they are campaigning in the same places. >> there are eight battleground states out there that either of these candidates could win. it will come down to who gets their voters to the polls. all about turnout as this race is in absolute dead heat. >> reporter: neither said much new on friday, reacting to the new unemployment report, up .1% with 171,000 new jobs created in october. >> unemployment is higher than when he took office. >> the company has hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: but sometimes this evening, they sounded alike. >> god bless you, god bless the united states of america. >> god bless you. god bless america! >> god bless america adds to something unexpected like hanging chads. this is over in four days. anita? >> don't jinx us, gary. tuesday's weather could play a role in voter turnout. here is topper with a look at what you can expect from the all-imp
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